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Solution Architecture with .NET

By : Jamil Hallal
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Solution Architecture with .NET

By: Jamil Hallal

Overview of this book

Understanding solution architecture is a must to build and integrate robust systems to meet your client’s needs. This makes it crucial for a professional .NET software engineer to learn the key skills of a .NET solution architect to create a unique digital journey and build solutions for a wide range of industries, from strategy and design to implementation. With this handbook, developers working with the .NET technology will be able to put their knowledge to work. The book takes a hands-on approach to help you become an effective solution architect. You’ll start by learning the principles of the software development life cycle (SDLC), the roles and responsibilities of a .NET solution architect, and what makes a great .NET solution architect. As you make progress through the chapters, you’ll understand the principles of solution architecture and how to design a solution, and explore designing layers and microservices. You'll complete your learning journey by uncovering modern design patterns and techniques for designing and building digital solutions. By the end of this book, you'll have learned how to architect your modern web solutions with ASP.NET Core and Microsoft Azure and be ready to automate your development life cycle with Azure DevOps.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Section 1: Understanding the Responsibilities of a Solution Architect
Section 2: Designing a Solution Architecture
Section 3: Architecting Modern Web Solutions with DevOps Solutions

Exploring Azure hosting recommendations

Azure hosting offers great hosting capabilities for every business out there, whichever sector the web application is serving. It provides a wide range of cloud services that support us to host and scale web solutions. It helps us to deal with business challenges rather than spending time focusing on the infrastructure that we need to host the solution.

There are three ways to host web applications in Azure:

  • App Service Web Apps
  • Containers
  • Virtual Machines (VMs)

App Service Web Apps is the recommended hosting approach for most scenarios as it offers a fully managed Platform as a Service (PaaS) that is optimized in a way that lets our clients focus on their business, while Azure takes care of the required infrastructure, including scaling the application. Moreover, we can make use of Azure Static Web Apps to automatically deploy full-stack web apps that are built using libraries and frameworks such as Angular, React,...